Top Ten Obedience 101 rules
- Double knot your shoelaces.
- Wear form fitting shoes, like a dancer need grace with your dog, so no sloppy sneakers.
- Wear pants the color of your dog, can hide some mistakes in heeling position, sort of… 😉
- Don’t wear tops with floppy body and sleeves to get in dogs way.
- Pin your hair back to not get in your way.
- Dress nicely, shows respect for the sport.
- Arrive at trial site early, walk dog around to sight see then train a little so they know it is work time.
- Watch the runs just before your turn to know where all exercises are performed.
- Be prepared with equipment needed, no collar tags, and what your class requires.
- Read the rulebook! Many helpful comments on what is required and what judges are looking for.
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